Politics

Republicans for the Rule of Law released the commercial after the president decided to host the next G-7 summit at a Trump golf resort.
Thousands of cheering supporters greeted Trump in Dallas. But he shares the blame for the GOP's weakening hold on the country's largest red state.
"If this president doesn’t demonstrate the leadership America needs ... it is time for a new person ... the sooner, the better," writes retired Adm. William McRaven.
Earlier in the day, acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney confirmed Trump ordered military aid to Ukraine to be put on hold. He later denied those remarks.
Walter Shaub and Richard Painter blasted the plans, calling them "unacceptable" and “the most overt corruption to date."
"Once again, the media has decided to misconstrue my comments to advance a biased and political witch hunt against President Trump," the White House chief of staff said.
This is "exactly what the emoluments clause was written to prohibit," the legal analyst said on Fox Business.
The ambassador claims he didn't know Donald Trump was targeting Joe Biden in Ukraine — but the evidence was on front pages for months.
At his campaign rally in Dallas, the president brought up Turkey's agreement to temporarily pause its attacks on Kurdish-held northern Syria.
The hotel occupies a federally owned building and has become a hot spot for lobbyists, foreign governments and others to put money in the president's pocket.
"You don’t hold up foreign aid that we had previously appropriated for a political initiative,” Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska said.
Trump has called Democratic leaders, the news media, former President Barack Obama and the entire 2016 election "corrupt."
The groups said the mailing “creates a fear among individuals and communities that they must respond to the official Census."
The energy secretary said he'll step down from the Cabinet "at a date later this year" after weeks of speculation over his departure.
Justin Walker lacks the experience to be a lifetime federal judge, the American Bar Association says. But Republicans are ready to confirm him anyway.
The City Council passed zoning regulations for recreational marijuana sales, but the Black Caucus is concerned about minority-owned business inclusion.
"I just think it’s another day in the life of Washington, D.C., these days," Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said.